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because we know the house replubicans are going to automatically endorse the paul ryan budget which was revealed yesterday. this year's paul ryan budget exact copy of the last two paul ryan budgets. it guts medicaid turns medicare into a voucher program. it gives the wealthiest of americans yet another tax break and it repeals obamacare. it will get passed by the house. it will go nowhere in the senate. it is dead on arrival. but the republicans keep putting this out there. we will tell you about that and, of course, take your calls and get you a chance to get involved in the conversation. give us a call on our toll-free line at 866-557-7377. did we tell you? it looks like there was life on mars. whoa! coming up on current tv. [ music ] (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in sm
. these day it seems a though everyone has a budget. exception the federal government. there's the paul ryan budget. there's the patty murray senate democrat budget. now there's the congressional progressive budget. we'll talk to representative keith ellison who is the co-chair of the congressional progressive caucus very shortly. and also there is the president's budget which has zero chance of being passed. and the president seemed to signal his resignation to this budget quagmire. >> ultimately it may be the differences are just too wide. if their position is we can't do any revenue or we can only do revenue if we gut medicare or gut social security or gut medicaid, if that's the position then we're probably not gonna be able to get a deal joining us now top to does the budget battles on capitol hill we have congressman keith ellison of minnesota. thank you for joining us this evening. >> thank you. >> can you describe your budget and how that compares to some of the other budget proposals out there in congress. >> the budget is called "back to work budget." that says it all. it's about b
ought to be fired immediately. a sick joke that nobody ought to take seriously. paul ryan's budget is the same he put forth the last two years in a row. hasn't he learned anything? he would destroy medicare and medicaid, give the wealthy yet another tax break, put most of the burden on the poor and middle class and repeal obama care. this budget is going nowhere. it will be dead on arrival in the senate. it is pure fiscal mastur va tion. yet paul ryan gets credit for being a serious thinker. i will tell you this if paul ryan is a serious thinker i am an astronaut. take a look at the budget. doesn't add up. tomorrow, congressman keith ellison and peter welch, oh, boy. can't wait for that. come back and join us right here tomorrow. >> this is "the bill press show." [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: happy wednesday everybody. jacki schechner, you know i have so few things in my life. look how happy i am about my new coffee mug. >> what does it say? >> stephanie: it is green in time for st. patrick's day. >> ooh. does that mean there's no pinch ug? >> stephani
" is next. >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang and tonight on "viewpoint," congressman paul ryan has presented a new version of the paul ryan budget but i'm calling it the agoraphobia budget because it is never leaving the house. we're joined by louise slaughter and alan grayson. the papal conclave begins in rome. we've got a big conclai. everyone agrees the cardinals should pick a vibrant young man in his early 70s. we're joined by progressive theologian john shelby spong. christmas is coming early for comedians because sarah palin is writing a book about christmas. birthday of liza minnelli, darryl strawberry, governor mitt romney and adult film star ron jeremy, three of whom are actually quite wholesome people. black smoke rome, cardinals the big vote. this is "vatican idol." >> john: good evening i'm john fuglesang and this is "viewpoint." democrats and house republicans agree, the nation needs a budget. house budget chair paul ryan led his committee to a podium where he unveiled his latest if you'll excuse the term path to prosperity. so just how are you going to do it this time
. the document itself has all of the content of a paul ryan budget. >> to reveal health care reform? >> exactly, but keep the money. we'll be back right after this, and we'll talk about the rape trial verdict that came down over -- stew benville and the amazing concepts that went with that. we'll talk about it after the break, and it points to the very problem of reporting and prosecuting rape in this country and the public response to it when it's a certain type of defendant, and it's right in line with where women are finding themselves in the electorate. you are listening to the "stephanie miller show," and watching it on current tv. i'm hal sparks filling in with jacki schechner all week long. we'll be back right after this. >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show." >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> with a distinctly satirical point of view. if you believe in state's rights but still believe in the drug war you must be high. >> only on current tv. ♪ >> hal: welcome back to the "stephani
manifesto, this year's paul ryan's -- >> premium support. >> stephanie: very good. [ applause ] >> stephanie: very concise analysis of what the people want. the president yesterday. >> obama: ultimately it may be that the differents are just too wide. >> between the two sides. >> stephanie: right. because the senate democrats put out a plan patty murray's plan which makes sense, as paul ryan's budget makes no sense whatsoever. so they are -- >> way far apart. >> stephanie: remember that piece i read from "the daily beast" yesterday, the president was like no, i'm not going to do that. literally -- that's the thing it's like go play on paul ryan's home field. he said no. no. my job is to get people back to work and however -- >> and not to deal with this nonsense. >> stephanie: exactly. >> they were talking about entitlement reform, one thing they could do is lift the cap on social security so people making above $115,000 would pay into it. >> stephanie: right. patty murray has stuff in there -- there are wayses for savings that don't involve -- i cannot bel
news is saying that paul ryan said the president did himself a lot of good. but he is the guy who beat paul ryan. go ahead. >> i just -- i have to say -- and i have to use -- you know, what my -- my grandmother used to say, is who is paul ryan when he is at home? he is a discredited economic char lotton and a failed vice presidential candidate and a guy who couldn't even carry his own town in the election. >> michael: so let's look at the other side is there a chance that this offensive works for the president? >> i don't think so unless it works for him in a way that winds up with his own base lighting his hair on fire. if you are on the progressive side of the budget proposed by bernie sanders and that coalition, your best chance right now is the tea party. the tea party will blow up whatever deal comes out from the right, and the president will be forced to retrench himself on ground of your chooses. >> michael: yeah that really is the land of last resort. let's go back to ryan then. because you were just talking about the budget. you wrote that ryan's budget is
because i thought he was too moderate. and you, you probably think paul ryan is something other than a charlotteton. i think you are bat [ censor bleep ] crazy. but may i suggest to you a sort of bipartisan coming together. >> oh. >> stephanie: oh, i'm sorry, this isn't an attempt to strike a grand bargain. i have just heard that sex with someone you actively dislike can be a lot of fun. i'll even offer an olive branch and buy you a drink first. we can have an argument before we get down to business. [ applause ] >> stephanie: that's my pickup line, in town for cpac let's [ censor bleep ]. >> and i love how he says i'm on the green line. >> stephanie: bill in albany is loving our downward spiral to vacation. >> caller: i was just going to say the same thing, how much i enjoy this week before vacation and the downward spiral that it becomes. it's the best. >> stephanie: bill, really historically the hour right before vacation, really it's like a scrabble board exploded. yeah. >> caller: it degenerates into fart jokes and mensa meetings and all of the other crazy stu
"'s business. let's just hope nobody breaks anything before he gets back and i'm looking at you paul ryan. i'm michael shure, and this is "the war room." [♪ theme music ♪] >> michael: folks we have a great show and we want you to pitch in and help out with our live tweet @thewarroomctv. the president hadn't be in israel more than five minutes when he was caught on camera revealing his true feelings about being away from washington. it's amazing the president goes to the middle east site of the world's longest running geopolitical feud, and he is just glad he's not in dc. this, ladies and gentlemen, is how bad it has gotten. is the pathetic state of our federal government. back in washington john boehner didn't seem too concerned about the president's slip of the tongue. >> so much for the charm offensive. as i like to say you only tease the ones you love. i would rather be heckeled an ignored. >> michael: wait, he is not teasing you because he loves you. the president is genuinely glad that you are thousands of miles away, and if you want to know why take a look
the light on a lot of other issues. 866-55-press, 866-557-7377, and by the way paul ryan is the worst of all, and john boehner goes along with that as do most republicans. welcome rob portman to the fold. tell me what you think, 866-55-press. >> announcer: this is the "full court press," the "bill press show," live on your radio and on current tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] ah... retirement. sit back, relax, pull out the paper and what? another article that says investors could lose tens of thousands of dollars in hidden fees on their 401(k)s?! that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. this show is about analyzing criticizing, and holding policy to the fire. are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is going on politicall
and the looming debt crisis. here is john boehner and paul ryan just this weekend. >> we do not have an immediate debt crisis. >> america is still a step ahead of european and japan. partly because of our resilient economy and our world currency status. >> michael: there you have it. but it turns out americans saw right through it. a poll out today from the hill shows while americans might be sympathetic to republican's ideas about lowering taxes they still trust the president to handle the economy. 65% said u.s. budget deficit should be reduced by cutting spending. but 35% said they trust the democrats more. so to regain the public's trust they have done an autopsy of the 2012 campaign. the rorpt has a lot of style but not a lot of serious substance. in it the word messaging appears 77 times technology in there 42 times, and then there is the long list of things that got no mention at also. health care inequality and others. the plan also pointed to some other issues, and no bashing poor people at all. the plan says low-income americans are hardworking people who
priority. but that might be so last week. here is congressman paul ryan on "face the nation" this sunday. >> we do not have a debt crisis right now, but we see it coming. we know it's irrefutably happening. if we follow the president's lead or if we pass the senate budget then we will have a debt crisis then everybody gets hurts. you know who gets hurt first the poor and the elderly. that's what we're trying to prevent from happening. >> john: preventing a debt crisis to help the poor and elderly. that sounds like a really good idea. could speaker of the house john boehner agree with congressman ryan on this? >> we do not have an immediate debt crisis, but we all know that we have one looming. it could be a year, two years three years four years. it's not an immediate problem. >> john: how about canceling the sequester mr. speaker. while the national debt may not be an immediate problem survival in or out of the middle class is a large and growing problem for millions of americans hit by this recession, and facing what could be a second blow from the sequester. emmy award winning filmmak
, not shifting the costs as paul ryan is suggesting. he left pretty confident with the solid commitment to the middle class that he expressed in his campaign, and the solid commitment to revenue as part of the budget deal. he gave us confidence, i would say. even though some of these things are going to be raised by the republicans we have to evaluate them if over all it's a solid deal for the middle class. we're not going to chase a bad deal. >> john: that's great to hear. of course the president has been vocal about a possible willingness to support a reform. but you congressman welsh you have a proposal that will save $156 billion over the next ten years. >> right now medicare has great benefit and drug benefit program part d. we pay retail prices even though we buy wholesale. if we purchased drugs like we do in the v.a. or medicare, we would save taxpayers $156 billion a year. right now in medicare if we buy a certain drug, and buy that same drug in the medicaid or v.a. program, we would pay 60% less. so we're buying wholesale and paying retail. and obviously that makes no sense. it
to the business of the day. you sit on the house budget committee, and you're chairman. paul ryan came out this week with the day before the president met with the republican caucus with his budget for 2014 which looks a lot like the budget for 2013 which looked a lot like the budget for 2012. >> except for -- >> bill: it's worse? >> it's worse. it's more cynical than the prior budgets because what it did was, they spent all last year campaigning against the affordable care act. and about slashing money out of medicare. >> that's been actually their mantra for two elections now. well, in the budget, he repeals the law, affordable care all of the provisions of the law, keeps the $700,000,000,000 worth of save savings, keeps the trillion dollars worth of taxes under affordable care act. >> that's what makes this budget come close to balancing in 10 years. so all of the things he campaigned against, he put in his budget. >> uh-huh. >> then said we are going to take the money out of medicare and we are going to tax you but we are not going to give you the benefit
saw from paul ryan. congressman, thank to all of our friends from vermont. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. ♪ >> announcer: chatting with you live at current.com/billpress. this is the "bill press show." live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: here we go thirty-three minutes after the hour here on the "full court press." this busy thursday busy day for president obama for sure. he comes up to the hill and he will sit down with the house republicans and then to cleanse his palate he will go over and meet with the house democrats back on friendly -- friendly territory. keith ellison from minnesota here in studio with us. congressman i want to hear more about the
and that crowd are for, there's a certain number -- and especially paul ryan paul ryan is probably the most directly and obviously guilty of saying what they mean in regard to how heel deals with health care and those kinds of things. in what they talk about in his speech to the ayn rand foundation and what have you, there is a lot of elbow in the ribs about you know what i really mean you just can't save everybody, and i don't know if we are throwing good money at bad keeping you alive if you are sick. and this is coming from people who are already rich. let's actually -- let's take call, because there are a couple of people that have been holding on and this kind of relates to that. hi katie in hudson mass. are you there? >> caller: yes i'm here. i just wanted to ask jacki in particular, because i -- she might have some incite into this is -- like the era, what is the status of that? i knew it was ratified by a few states and things, but if we actually passed the era wouldn't it solve a lot of these things. the equal pay, things like that you know? even, you know, how
to lead this party? >> yeah, paul ryan gave it an interesting appealing thought-provoking speech. and marco rubio gave a very emotional speech. rick santorum gave one of the more barn burning rhetorically -- his speech was as goods on the merits of did it move people. >> and he said basically if we had better candidates we might have won the white house. >> yeah. >> bill: how about band paul. >> rand paul's moment was ta very big moment. he came out with the big binders that were the entire transcript of his 13-hours of filibuster. and there were hundreds of people with these stand with rand signs. he has inherited his dad's organization, fervor basically, and he is expanding it. and he could be the most interesting person on the right, because he has this broadening ability to get into the left with his anti-war libertarianism. >> bill: i love where rand paul says we have to reshape everything to move forward and he gets 25% of the votes and then marco rubio who is saying we don't need any new ideas, and he gets 24% of the vote. so it seems like they are spli
of that spending are in the ryan budget? >> not one thin dime. paul ryan changes medicare into a voucher program, cuts -- slashes medicaid funding, $800,000,000,000 over -- over time. >> that's children. there are cuts in the wic program literally taking food out of the mouths of babies. it's not incredible. not one thin dime out of the tax breaks for the wealthiest americans. and corporations. >> he is not dumb. he has to know that this incredible source of revenue is there. he is the chairman of the budget. he knows these loopholes exist. right? >> they have done polling, it was a republican poll, and found that, saying that we are going to have from revenue and spending cuts. they have learned in their poll that americans want a balanced budget, never mind where that comes from even slashing programs that help on the other hand peopleordinary people. we are going to balance the budget. wait until people feel that. his budget is going absolutely nowhere. their budget opens up the tax loophole, the -- what do you call it? for prescription drugs, for seniors,
. >> an immediate cessation of the sequester cuts. paul ryan explaining his budget in a standing filibuster without his mother present. >> i was thinking gummi bears. >> i was getting to that. you have to have one crazy demand according to steve martin so you can plead insanity. >> president obama has touched a down in tel aviv. president said it was good to get away from congress. he will visit jerusalem this afternoon visiting with president perez at his residence and participate in a tree-planting ceremony, photo op and bilateral meeting with the press. tonight he meets to netanyahu at his home. the president will stay the night in jerusalem. as for what is likely to come unin conversation, the worsening crisis in syria and the iran's nuclear program. >> steven colbert's sister is now the designee for the empty seat. former governor mark sanford has made the run off cut. he got about 37%. that second run off or the run off will be april 2. he will face former charleston council man or state senator grooms. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is writing a new book she plans to call "rigged" al
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